Not So Easy

Across

1An icon or animation to represent a participant used in Internet chat and games (6)
5Uncomfortably cool (6)
10Bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles (7)
11A sweet cooked dessert with a smooth creamy texture (7)
12A government tax on imports or exports (6)
15The season when the leaves fall from the trees (6)
16A portable weapon that fires ammunition, e.g. a pistol or rifle (7)
17Not any (4)
18A large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier (4)
19Flattering talk intended to persuade somebody (7)
20A written proposal or reminder (4)
22A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds (4)
25Not usual or common or ordinary (7)
27Falling into a light sleep unintentionally (6)
28A substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid (6)
31In various European countries, a nobleman ranking above a count (7)
32Concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public (5-2)
33A short knife with a pointed blade (6)
34Analytic or interpretive literary compositions (6)

Down

2A person who has served in the armed forces (7)
3A piece of advance information, or a warning given in an effort to help (3-3)
4Reduced-instruction-set computer (4)
5Come to terms or deal successfully with (4)
6A rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite (6)
7Time available for ease and relaxation (7)
8Make less severe or harsh (6)
9A punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor (6)
13A plug made of metal or composite material used to fill a tooth cavity (7)
14A female heir (7)
15All the weapons and equipment that a country has (7)
20Title used for a married Frenchwoman (6)
21A Polish national dance in triple time (7)
23The state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions (7)
24An appetizer consisting usually of a thin slice of bread or toast spread with caviar or cheese or other savory food (6)
25Not given the praise or honor that is due (6)
26Grows in various shapes from the stems or branches of a plant or tree (6)
29A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917) (4)
30The highest point of perfection or achievement (4)


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